Affiliation: London School of Economics
- European network for promoting the physical health of residents in psychiatric and social care facilities (HELPS): background, aims and methodsPrisca Weiser
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II, Ulm University, Gunzburg, Germany
BMC Public Health 9:315. 2009..However, there is a lack of knowledge across Europe concerning interventions that aim at reducing somatic morbidity and excess mortality by promoting behaviour-based and/or environment-based interventions...
- Is it worth investing in mental health promotion and prevention of mental illness? A systematic review of the evidence from economic evaluationsIngrid Zechmeister
Senior lecturer at the University of Ulm, Department of Psychiatry II, BKH Guenzburg, Ludwig Heilmeyer Str, 2, D 89312 Guenzburg, Germany
BMC Public Health 8:20. 2008..The paper aims at identifying and assessing economic evaluations in both these areas to support evidence based prioritisation of resource allocation...
- Measuring the tail of the dog that doesn't bark in the night: the case of the national evaluation of Choose Life (the national strategy and action plan to prevent suicide in Scotland)Mhairi Mackenzie
Department of Urban Studies, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
BMC Public Health 7:146. 2007..These recommendations are likely to have general resonance across a range of policy evaluations as they move from early planning and implementation to more mature phases...
- Optimizing suicide prevention programs and their implementation in Europe (OSPI Europe): an evidence-based multi-level approachUlrich Hegerl
University of Leipzig, Department of Psychiatry, Germany
BMC Public Health 9:428. 2009..However, the evidence for effective preventive strategies is scarce. The protocol of a European research project to develop an optimized evidence based program for suicide prevention is presented...
- Economics methods in Cochrane systematic reviews of health promotion and public health related interventionsIan Shemilt
School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
BMC Med Res Methodol 6:55. 2006....
- Black-skies planning? Prioritising mental health services in times of austerityDavid McDaid
Br J Psychiatry 196:423-4. 2010..The economic downturn may, however, also present a specific opportunity for radical innovation within the mental health system...
- Estimating the costs of informal care for people with Alzheimer's disease: methodological and practical challengesD McDaid
LSE Health, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:400-5. 2001..More empirical work is required to elicit information on both the positive and negative satisfaction associated with caregiving and to incorporate this into valuations of the costs related to informal care...
- Meeting the challenge of funding and allocating resources to mental health across Europe: developing the Mental Health Economics European NetworkDavid McDaid
Personal Social Services Research Unit, LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom
Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 15:117-22. 2006..The Mental Health Economics European Network (MHEEN) was set up in 2002 with the broad objective of developing a base for mental health economics information and subsequent work in 17 countries...
- Health system factors impacting on delivery of mental health services in Russia: multi-methods studyDavid McDaid
LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom
Health Policy 79:144-52. 2006..To evaluate how the regulatory environment and health system organisation, financing and provider payment systems influence the delivery of mental health services in the Sverdlovsk region of the Russian Federation...
- Promoting mental well-being in the workplace: a European policy perspectiveD McDaid
Personal Social Services Research Unit, LSE Health and Social Care, London, UK
Int Rev Psychiatry 17:365-73. 2005..The role and activities to promote mental well-being in the workplace undertaken by both national and international organizations in Europe are outlined along with important gaps and challenges that need to be addressed...
- Investing in mental health and well-being: findings from the DataPrev projectDavid McDaid
Personal Social Services Research Unit, LSE Health and Social Care and European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
Health Promot Int 26:i108-39. 2011..Many gaps remain; a key first step would be to make more use of the existence evidence base on effectiveness and model mid- to long-term costs and benefits of action in different contexts and settings...
- Translating evidence into practice. The case of influenza vaccinationD McDaid
LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE, UK
Eur J Public Health 11:453-5. 2001..One challenge therefore is to evaluate how effective different implementation mechanisms may be in improving overall vaccination rates for target populations across Europe...
- Evaluating health care interventions in the European UnionDavid McDaid
LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street London, WC2A 2AE, UK
Health Policy 63:133-9. 2003..Linking knowledge production to changes in practice remains a key challenge. Further research on implementation and impact assessment is required, to help demonstrate the value of evaluations on both policy and practice...
- Conjoint analysis of preferences for cardiac risk assessment in primary careFranco Sassi
Department of Social Policy, The London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:211-8. 2005..A study was undertaken to investigate preferences for the assessment of cardiac risk, testing the suitability of conjoint analysis, a multiattribute preference elicitation method, in the field of clinical diagnosis...
- The economic consequences of deinstitutionalisation of mental health services: lessons from a systematic review of European experienceMartin Knapp
Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
Health Soc Care Community 19:113-25. 2011..Decision-makers have to plan a dynamic community-based system to match the needs of people moving from institutions, and must take the long view...
- Co-ordinating health technology assessment in Canada: a European perspectiveDavid McDaid
LSE Health and Social Care, The London School of Economic and Political Sciences, Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE, UK
Health Policy 63:205-13. 2003....
- Economic barriers to better mental health practice and policyMartin Knapp
Personal Social Services Research Unit, LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Health Policy Plan 21:157-70. 2006....
- Financing mental health services in low- and middle-income countriesAnna Dixon
Department of Social Policy, LSE Health and Social Care, all London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Health Policy Plan 21:171-82. 2006..Tax-funded systems provide universal coverage in theory. However, the quality and distribution of publicly financed health care services makes access difficult in practice, particularly for rural poor communities...
- Searching literature databases for health care economic evaluations: how systematic can we afford to be?Franco Sassi
Department of Social Policy and Administration LSE Health and Social Care, London, United Kingdom
Med Care 40:387-94. 2002..So far, reviews of economic evaluations have relied upon noncomprehensive sources and have adopted simplistic search methods, both likely to lead to biased results...
- Developing a UK health equity networkA Oliver
Office of Health Economics, London, UK
Public Health 115:87-8. 2001..This paper briefly details the history, objectives and location of HEN...
- The economic impact of initiatives to reduce stigma: demonstration of a modelling approachPaul McCrone
Centre for the Economics of Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 19:131-9. 2010..This paper seeks to provide a methodology to assess the cost-effectiveness of anti-stigma campaigns for people with mental health problems...
- The economics of mental health in the workplace: what do we know and where do we go?David McDaid
Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 16:294-8. 2007..A number of evaluations are planned. The challenge is to build on these initiatives, in order to address what remains a major gap in our knowledge on the economics of mental health...
- Mental health reform in the Russian Federation: an integrated approach to achieve social inclusion and recoveryRachel Jenkins
Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, England
Bull World Health Organ 85:858-66. 2007..To facilitate mental health reform in one Russian oblast (region) using systematic approaches to policy design and implementation...
- An international perspective on worker mental health problems: who bears the burden and how are costs addressed?Carolyn S Dewa
Centre for Addition and Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario
Can J Psychiatry 52:346-56. 2007..To discuss the burden of poor mental health in workers, who currently bears it, and how the associated rising costs are being addressed, from an international perspective...
- Evaluating health interventions: exploiting the potentialAlan Maynard
Department of Health Sciences, York Health Policy Group, University of York, Heslington York YO10 5DQ, UK
Health Policy 63:215-26. 2003..The potential of HTA is great, and its use has increased, but it remains largely unexploited in most countries...
- European Union enlargement: will mental health be forgotten again?Elias Mossialos
Eur J Public Health 13:2-3. 2003
- Mental health reform: Europe at the cross-roadsDavid McDaid
Health Econ Policy Law 3:219-28. 2008
- Implementation: the need for a contextual approach to the implementation of musculoskeletal guidelinesRosemary Rowe
MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 21:205-19. 2007....